We have a wonderful dignity in Christ.
I rejoice heartily in the Lord, in my God is the joy of my soul. For he has clothed me with a robe of salvation, and wrapped me in a mantle of justice. (Isaiah 61:10) Continue »
St. Thomas Apostle
Thomas knew with a certainty that Jesus was dead. All of Jerusalem knew that the rabbi from Galilee had been crucified and hastily buried. Continue »
The Lay Witness of Sheed and Ward
Long before the Second Vatican Council encouraged the development of the "lay apostolate," Frank Sheed and his wife, Maisie Ward, were hard at work building the church. For more than five decades, this couple personified what it means to be always ready to give "an accounting for the hope that is in you" (1 Peter 3:15). Continue »
The Promise of Receiving Gods Revelation
There had been a flurry of activity—bread multiplied, storms calmed, and people healed. There had also been ominous confrontations with the more closed-minded members of Israel’s religious leadership. Plus, Jesus’ cousin and forerunner, John, had recently been executed by Herod. Everything, it seems, was coming to a head. Continue »
What tremendous love God has for us! What an amazing promise he has made: “As Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life” (Romans 6:4). Continue »
No one should have to carry the load alone.
One of my boyfriends called it “stacking.” “You’re stacking,” he’d say, when he caught me unnecessarily reviewing every problem that I might possibly have in a lifetime all at once, rather than dealing with problems that were present and solvable. Continue »